M.Sc. On Campus Online


University of Strathclyde

12 months
21850 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Hydrogeology course at University of Strathclyde will prepare you as a functional hydrogeologist to meet the needs of:  industry, regulators, non-governmental organisations, government, consultants.


The Hydrogeology course at University of Strathclyde provides you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a career as a hydrogeologist. 


Graduates with an MSc in Hydrogeology are in very high demand as there is an expected shortage of hydrogeologists that will continue for the next decade.

Additionally, throughout the world, the issue of water scarcity, water security, water economics and health and sanitation all rely on high-quality hydrogeology knowledge.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Environmental Geochemistry
  •  Aquifer Mechanics
  •  Contaminated Land
  •  Global Water Policy
  •  Groundwater Flow Modelling
  •  Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods
  •  Site Investigation & Risk Assessment
  •  Hydrogeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in earth sciences, civil engineering, environmental engineering or related disciplines.

  • Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250
  • £4,200 (Distance Learning per 60 credits)

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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